A lesson from China on gig workers’ rights

Synopsis: Recently, the Indian Federation of App-based Transport Workers filed a public interest litigation in the Supreme Court demanding that the Union government provide assistance to workers affected by the pandemic. Introduction The petition has asked for ‘gig workers’ and ‘platform workers’ to be declared as ‘unorganised workers’ so they come under the purview of… Continue reading A lesson from China on gig workers’ rights

Over 4 billion don’t have social protection: UN

What is the News? The International Labour Organization(ILO) has released a report titled ‘World Social Protection Report 2020–22’. Purpose of the Report: The report provides a global overview of recent developments in social protection systems, including social protection floors and covers the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Note: Social protection includes access to health care… Continue reading Over 4 billion don’t have social protection: UN

‘Improve social security for workers’

Source: The Hindu Relevance: This article analyzes the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour report on the impact of the pandemic on rising unemployment. Synopsis The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour highlighted many issues and provided suggestions for improving employment. About the News The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour submitted a report on the impact of the… Continue reading ‘Improve social security for workers’